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Maintain proposed values using trace evaluations
For even more extensive operations on jobs, there must be an authorization for object S_BTCH_ADM, in which the field BTCADMIN (identifier for the batch administrator) has the value 'Y'. This allows cross-client operations on any job. S_BTCH_ADM with value 'Y' thus also contains the objects S_BTCH_JOB action * and S_BTCH_NAM and S_BTCH_NA1 with user/program = *. Therefore, this is a very critical authorization because it allows an identity change. With the changes mentioned in note 1702113, the S_BTCH_ADM object can be used to restrict the authorization assignment more precisely.

You noticed that the maintenance status of the permissions in PFCG roles changes when you maintain, change, or manually add authorization objects? Find out what the permission status is. When deleting or adding transactions in the role menu of PFCG roles, the respective permissions in the PFCG role have the Maintenance Status Standard. Add or change the permissions, the Maintenance Status changes to either Care or Changed. You may have seen the Maintenance Status Manual before. What are the background to this maintenance status and what do they actually say?
Roles and permissions in SAP SuccessFactors often grow organically and become confusing
The most important security services regarding permissions are the EarlyWatch Alert (EWA) and the SAP Security Optimisation Service (SOS). You compare the settings in your SAP systems with the recommendations of SAP. Both services are delivered as partially automated remote services; You can also use the SOS as a fully automated self-service. The EWA and SOS shall carry out eligibility tests, the results of which shall always be as follows: The heading indicates the check in question. A short text describes the importance of the audited entitlement and the risk of unnecessary award. A list indicates the number of users with the validated permission in the different clients of the analysed SAP system. The SOS also allows you to list the users. In the SOS, a recommendation is made for each check to minimise the identified risk. A final formal description represents the checked permissions. However, not only the explicitly mentioned transactions are evaluated, but also equivalent parameter or variant transactions.

This solution is only available with a support package starting with SAP NetWeaver AS ABAP 7.31 and requires a kernel patch. For details on the relevant support packages, see SAP Note 1750161. In addition, the SAP Cryptographic Library must be installed; but this is ensured by the required kernel patch. Only if you have manually made a different configuration, you must check this requirement.

Authorizations can also be assigned via "Shortcut for SAP systems".

Managing this access securely is essential for every company.

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This allows you to evaluate security-relevant configurations and critical permissions.
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